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3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Bleak news for northern Minnesota waterways in government report

A new report on the condition of northwest Minnesota waterways shows local rivers filled with mercury-contaminated fish, and streams and ponds loaded with soil erosion sediments and farm chemicals, making for an official local water quality rating of "poor."

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Marshall County, MN, Thief River Falls, MN

7 hrs ago | TidBITS

Find the Time, Worldwide, with the Time Zones App

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Related Topix: Watches

11 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Gubernatorial candidates on schools: Dayton vows more funds, Johnson wants more local control

Gov. Mark Dayton and his Republican opponent, Jeff Johnson, both hold education at the core of why they went into politics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Governors, Education Etc.

14 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Traffic troubles may await Labor Day travelers

With many extra cars on the road as Minnesotans return from the long holiday weekend, expect popular getaway routes to be plugged up Monday.

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18 hrs ago | St. Cloud Times

SCSU hosts 'Why Treaties Matter' exhibitSCSU hosts 'Why Treaties...

SCSU hosts 'Why Treaties Matter' exhibit An award-winning traveling exhibit is coming to St. Cloud State University this fall.

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Related Topix: St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Scientific Blogging

Zoning Plan For Earth: Optimizing Where Roads Should And Should Not Go

More than 15 million miles of new roads will be built worldwide by 2050, pushing back the frontiers of progress.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Malaysia

KSTP

Authorities Across Minn. Step Up 'Move Over' Enforcement

Authorities across Minnesota are stepping up enforcement of Minnesota's "move over" law this weekend.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

St. Cloud Times

Scattered thunderstorms expected in much of MinnesotaScattered...

Scattered thunderstorms expected in much of Minnesota Affected area includes Todd, Morrison, Mille Lacs, Stearns, Benton and Sherburne counties.

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Related Topix: Weather

Hispanic Business

Wildest mix yet for fair's MN Music On-a-Stick set

And on the 10th day, God gave the grandstand rock 'n' roll -- and hip-hop, R & B, punk and country.

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Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Ali

SFGate

Twin Cities schools launch Minnesota Thursdays

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: St. Paul, MN, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Cannon Falls, MN

Star Tribune

Mondale stands by contentious civil rights deal from '64

A half-century later, Walter Mondale recalls and defends his role in a deal to quell a 1964 convention dispute over Mississippi's delegation.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesotans missing money

For the most up to date, but more limited, information go to missingmoney.com Questions? Call the state Commerce Dept.

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St. Cloud Times

Minnesota gas prices down from last yearMinnesota gas prices down...

Minnesota gas prices down from last year In St. Cloud on Saturday, the average price was $3.34, according to AAA Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/minnesota/2014/08/30/minnesota-gas-prices-last-year/14869755/ Gas prices in Minnesota are lower than they were during last year's Labor Day weekend, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Sartell, MN, Minneapolis, MN

Lucianne.com

Almost a dozen menfrom Minnesota are fightingwith ISIS in Syria, say officials

Almost a dozen men from Minnesota are fighting with ISIS in Syria, say officials Daily Mail [UK], by Alex Greig It has emerged that almost a dozen Minnesotans have left the Midwestern state to take up arms for Islamic extremist groups in the country.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government

TwinCities

Mark Dayton to visit Moorhead to talk flood diversion project

Minnesota's governor will be in town next week to talk with local leaders about the contentious $1.8 billion flood diversion project.

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Related Topix: Moorhead, MN, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Flood

Star Tribune

With Fair fuss and ads, Minnesota's Senate race heats up

GOP Senate candidate Mike McFadden laughed with Larry and Evy Walters of Brooklyn Park in the State Fair Cattle Barn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Republican, Norm Coleman, Democrat, Minnesota Government, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Al Franken

Residual Forces

Minnesota's Misplaced Priorities

A Stream of Consciousness by Andy Aplikowski on His Life, His Politics, His Dogs, His Truck, and for other things " John McClane: You know what you get for being a hero? Nothin'.

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Related Topix: Minnesota Government, US Politics, Tim Pawlenty, US News, US Governors, 9

Fri Aug 29, 2014

InformationWeek

California Smartphone Kill-Switch Law: What It Means - InformationWeek

Do you understand the consequences of California's new smartphone anti-theft law? Our FAQ will clear up the confusion.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Minnesota Government

St. Cloud Times

Central Minnesota fundraisersCentral Minnesota fundraisersA schedule...

Central Minnesota fundraisers A schedule of area fundraisers and charitible events Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/29/central-minnesota-fundraisers/14820025/ St. Joseph Y2K Lions Brat Sales, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph Meat Market, 26 First Ave. NW, St. Joseph.

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Related Topix: St. Joseph, MN, Waite Park, MN, Sauk Rapids, MN, St. Cloud, MN

St. Cloud Times

Central Minnesota military notesCentral Minnesota military...

Central Minnesota military notes Noteworthy achievements of local armed forces Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/08/29/central-minnesota-military-notes/14820283/ Col.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Jackson, US Army, Holt, MN, Sartell, MN, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

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